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Job Title: Specialist, Underwriting Sales (6118)
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Part Time
Post Date: 06/16/2017
Expire Date: 07/16/2017
Job Categories: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Arts, Entertainment, and Media, Sales, Broadcasting/Public Communications
Job Description
Specialist, Underwriting Sales (6118)
The Specialist in Underwriting Sales will serve as sales director specializing in non-commercial sponsorships and underwriting, building relationships with the local business community to generate financial support for WSIE 88.7 FM The Sound and make the station self-sustaining. He or she will identify and evaluate potential clients within the community that fit target demographic, then plan and execute marketing/sales plans for these prospective clients in non-commercial format. The Specialist will analyze listenership data and devise sales approaches to deliver target audience to sponsors/underwriters while working with station manager regarding on-air scheduling of the underwriting/sponsorship announcements. As part of the effort to build on-going financial support for WSIE radio, the Specialist will conduct stewardship and follow-up with the underwriters to ensure long-lasting relationships with the sponsors.

Additionally, the Specialist will build relationships with fellow non-commercial sales representatives, both regionally and nationally, to learn and share creative sales strategies; keep abreast of FCC rules and regulations regarding non-commercial underwriting; and train and supervise student assistants.

The Specialist in Underwriting Sales may be assigned additional duties and responsibilities in support of the departmentís mission and goals.

This position is a current Part-Time Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Hours may vary based on workload, evening hours may apply.

This position will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

Applicants must submit (upload) a letter of application, resume, unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE, and a list of at least three professional references through HireTouch.
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in marketing, broadcasting, communications, business or related field.
-At least three (3) years experience in advertising, sales, marketing and/or broadcasting.
-Professional demeanor, excellent oral and written communication skills, clean driving record.
-Must be well-organized and self-managed.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Copywriting experience is preferred.
-Experience in non-commercial/educational radio helpful but not required.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in menís soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis.
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